Mouawad’s purse creates Guinness record as world most expensive purse at $3.8 million. The fashion house – Mouawad unveiled ‘the Mouawad 1001 Nights Diamond Purse.
A spokesperson explained “The purse is inspired by the epic tale of romance, intrigue and incorporates 18kt gold, 4,517 diamonds — 105 yellow, 56 pink and 4,356 colourless — and weighs 381.92 carats. The piece was designed by Robert Mouawad and handcrafted by 10 artisans over a period of 8,800 hours.”
The purse was on display at the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition over the weekend of Feb. The handbag is the second record-breaking attempt from the House of Mouawad, which was founded in 1890.
In 2003, Guinness World Records certified, ‘The Very Sexy Fantasy Bra,’ which was produced in collaboration with Victoria’s Secret, as the most expensive bra ever made with a value of $11mn.